Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates for exciting full-time permanent positions within the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections of the Office of Energy Projects. The positions are located in the Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Portland, and San Francisco Regional Offices. The incumbent will work as a civil engineer and must be knowledgeable in the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilites, applying one or more of the following disciplines of civil engineering to the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities: structural, hydrologic, geotechnical and/or engineering geology. Assignments may require substantial travel and can involve hiking in mountainous terrain, climbing steeply inclined faces of dams, and descending into dam galleries, penstocks, and tunnels. The ability to communicate effectively with others is also important.  Duties and responsibilities at the GS-12 level may be of less complexity.

These positions are included in the bargaining unit.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement, and the office for that selection may vary.
Please note - only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.

Duties

The incumbents of these positions will perform the following duties:

-  Inspection, engineering evaluation and analyses of hydroelectric projects including dams to ensure the safety of the projects.

-  Inspection, engineering evaluation and analyses of hydroelectric projects to ensure compliance with the terms of the license, the provisions of the Federal Power Act, and the Commission's regulations.

-  Prepare engineering reports to establish and document the dam safety, public safety and environmental and license compliance of the hydroelectric project.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No